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hi

been lookin at motherboard upgrade, was lookin at striker extreme but i've seen the new blitz extreme with ddr3 support, only 10 quid more..

what do you guys know about this motherboard?

is the intel p35 chipset any good? will they do a nvidia chipset?

asus site says ati crossfire support, does this mean i wont be able to run 2 nvidia cards?
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the p35 is very good, but it does NOT support 2 nvidia cards.

however it oc-s better then any nvidia chipset
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so i could oc 1 card then?
lookin at 8800gts 320mb version
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post #4 of 7
you dont NEED more than 1 8800. go with the P35 and a G0 stepping Q6600. with decent cooling, it can go really fast.
unless you ahve watercooling ready, make sure you get the aircooled Blitz though.
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i cant AFFORD more than one, i'm thinkin of the future...
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post #6 of 7
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is there a different air cooled version?

asus site makes out that it is heatpipes with the option of adding watercooling

from asus site-
"It is a hybrid thermal design that combines the ROG´s renowned heatpipe design with the additional ability to connect to a water cooling system."
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post #7 of 7
even in the future you're off way better with a 10800GTS or something like that instead of a second 8800GTS.
i'll see for the mobo. BRB. AFAIK the Blitz Formula = Air cooled, and the Blitz Formula (Special Edition) - Hybrid.

EDIT: cant find article. i guess the hybrid will suffice, but you should use the optional fan if possible.
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